About ATHEN

Access Technology Higher Education Network

ATHEN is a professional association and network for Access Technology in Higher Education. The purpose of ATHEN is to collect and disseminate best practices in access technology in the higher education environment as well as present a collective voice for the professional practice of access technology in higher education. For more information, visit the ATHEN web site.

ATHEN will conduct its National Annual Meeting on at the conference on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m.. The location of the meeting will be announced shortly.

ATHEN Sessions

Pre-Conference ATHEN Session
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Pre-conference

An ATHEN Workshop on Implementing Accessibility on Campus - A-Z, Ron Stewart & Gaier Dietrich, HTCTU, Terry Thompson, DO-IT, U. of Washington, Greg Kraus, NCSU, Heidi Scher, University of Arkansas
Mon., Nov. 14, 10:30 am - 5:00 pm View Session in Schedule
Main Conference ATHEN Sessions
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Lab: Rolling Craps on Canvas - Accessible Forms and Graphics with HTML5, Jayme Johnson, HTCTU Weds., Nov. 16, 8:00 am - 10:00 am View Session in Schedule
Moodle 2 Accessibility: Results from NC State University’s Accessibility Evaluation, Greg Kraus, NCSU Weds., Nov. 16, 8:00 am - 9:00 am View Session in Schedule
Don’t Ask, Do Tell: Making Third Party Web Sites Accessible Without the Owners’ Help and Educating Owners How to Make Better Sites, Greg Kraus, NC State

Thurs., Nov. 17, 8:00 am - 9:00 am View Session in Schedule
Lync, the new generation of office communication: Are you ready to give up with your office phone? Hadi Rangin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Weds., Nov. 16, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Web Accessibility: 30 Tips in 60 Minutes, Terrill Thompson, DO-IT, University of Washington Thurs., Nov. 17, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Mobile Accessibility, Challenges, and Best Practices, Hadi Rangin, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Thurs., Nov. 17, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm View Session in Schedule
Read & Write 10: Old Friends and New Features, Robert Beach, Kansas City Kansas CC, Gaeir Dietrich, HTCTU Thurs., Nov. 18, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm View Session in Schedule
Networked AT in the Higher Ed Environment, Dan Comden, University of Washington Fri., Nov. 18, 10:30 am - 11:30 am View Session in Schedule
Academic Considerations for Mobile Platforms, Sean Keegan, Stanford University, Jayme Johnson, HTCTU Fri., Nov. 18, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm View Session in Schedule
Lab: Low Cost No Cost Access Technology Solutions, Ron Stewart, HTCTU Fri., Nov. 18, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm View Session in Schedule